Category Archives: PSCX

PSCX Tips

We recently released a beta of the PowerShell Community Extensions that supports PowerShell V2 in addition to V1.   This version also supports 64-bit versions of Windows.  The primary purpose of PSCX is to flesh out the functionality of PowerShell such … Continue reading

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PSCX 1.2 Beta Available

Last night we released a beta of the PowerShell Community Extensions 1.2.  The release supports Windows PowerShell V2 and has better support for 64-bit Windows.  PowerShell MVP/Rockstar Oisin Grehan has added two very useful cmdlets to this release: Read-Archive and … Continue reading

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Image File Resizing Using the PowerShell Community Extensions

A reader asked me about using PowerShell to process image files.  While PowerShell doesn’t natively support doing this you could perform this task by using PowerShell’s support for .NET which supports image resizing.  However if you have the PowerShell Community … Continue reading

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PowerShell Community Extensions – It’s the Little Things

Today I was posting about an issue I was having with Team Foundation Server 2008 HTML alert emails that get generated for check-ins.  The second column in the details area of the email is way too narrow.  I was able … Continue reading

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XPath Expressions and PSCX’s Select-Xml

MoW wrote up a nice post on invoking XPATH expressions.  Check it out here.  Just wanted to let the PSCX users out there know that the equivalent of MoW’s PS I:\PowerShell> Function invoke-XpathExpression ([xml]$xml,$expression) { >> $xn = $xml.PSBase.CreateNavigator() >> … Continue reading

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Windows Powershell Virtual User Group Presentation

Here are the slides that I presented at today’s LiveMeeting.  Thanks to Marco Shaw for setting up the group! http://cid-5a8d2641e0963a97.skydrive.live.com/embedrowdetail.aspx/Public/PSCX.pptx

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New PSCX Eye Candy for Vista

If you are using PSCX 1.1.1 and are running on Vista and your not too attached to your own prompt function, I encourage you to try out EyeCandy.Vista.ps1.  This works best if you are running the PSCX profile.  If so, … Continue reading

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